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news Willmar, 56201
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Fire destroys vehicle

PAYNESVILLE — A fire destroyed a 2002 Ford Super Duty pickup at a residence on the 37000 block of 512th Avenue in Union Grove Township of Meeker County, about two miles south of Lake Koronis at 10:51 a.m. Friday.

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The Meeker County Sheriff’s Department reported that Paynesville fire fighters and sheriff’s officers responded to the fire. The pickup, owned by Ricky Flanders, 58, of Paynesville, was a total loss.

A mail delivery person driving by the owner’s residence noticed the fire and summoned help. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

Trespass

WILLMAR — Police arrested a 51-year-old man for trespass at the Cash Wise store’s delicatessen on the 1300 block of Fifth Street Southeast in Willmar around 7 p.m. on Thursday. The man had returned to the site after being previously told he was not allowed there.

Shoplift

WILLMAR — Police officers arrested a woman in her 20’s for shoplifting after she left the Wal-Mart Superstore with over $115 worth of cosmetics, a book and some produce in her purse around 5:18 p.m. on Thursday.

Theft

WILLMAR — A trailer valued at over $5,000 was stolen from a business on the 2700 block of East Highway 12 in Willmar, according to a report made Thursday. The trailer is described as having an 18-inch dovetail axle, new wood decking, and rusted angle iron fenders.

Hit and run

WILLMAR — Police officers are investigating a hit-and-run accident in which a 200 Dodge Intrepid was struck on the 900 block of South First Street around 4 p.m. on Thursday. A bystander recorded a plate number on the suspect vehicle.

Burglary

NEW LONDON — Items were stolen from a shop located on the 22000 block of County Road 9 Northeast, New London, according to a report made Thursday.

Vandalism

KANDIYOHI — A property owner on the 100 block of Sixth Street South, Kandiyohi, reported that threats had been spray painted on a garage at the address on Thursday.

Marriage dissolutions, Kandiyohi County

Leslie Sue Adrian, Willmar; Michael Richard Adrian, Spicer, March 5

Theresa Wittenberg, Spicer; Frederick Carl Wittenberg, New London, March 5

Zane Robert Pederson, New London; Samantha Beth Pederson, Spicer, March 6

Aaron Michael Jarett, Willmar; Sara Ladawn Jarrett, Maynard, March 12

William Henry Hoyles, Oakland, Iowa; Bi Yun Yang, Willmar, March 18

Janice Ruth Hofstad Johnson, Benson; David Ronald Johnson, Spicer, March 25

Jama Gurey Hashi, Seatac, Wash.; Asli Nure Hubey, Willmar, March 26

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